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Oct 10, 2011 11:00pm EDT
in order to prevent irreversible harm to the climate. to help us make that transition there's no shortage of water and sewage pipe lines that need to be fixed or replaced bridges and tunnels in need of emergency repairs and transportation infrastructure that needs to be renewed and developed. there are jobs that can be created in the energy conservation and upgrading the grid maintaining and expanding public transportation. jobs that can help us reduce air pollution coming greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency. it's past time for major new deal type public investments in infrastructure modernization and repair, energy conservation and climate protection as a means of putting people to work and leaving the foundation for a more sustainable economic future for the united states. this is just sound science and sound economics. increasing our reliance on the tar sands would take us in the opposite direction. thank you. [applause] >> thank you. >> my name is danny marshall i member of the student clammed coalition an organic farm worker from southern maryland. wh
Oct 7, 2011 7:00am EDT
for statistics to and just, to talk about how u.s. students are doing in math and reading. ♪ host: said it has been about one week since bank of america announced new bank fees for debit card holders. in that time, protests have been heard from the floor. this morning, we want to hear from you. get your reaction to bank fees and whether or not you think they are fair. phone numbers are on the screen. if you are a republican, for republicans, 202-737-0001. for democrats, 202-624-1111. for independents, 202-624-0760. please allow 30 days between your calls. you can contact us electronically as well. e-mail us batboy spanwj -- e-mail us at, or you can -- e-mail us at journal@c-, send us a twitter at, or post to our facebook page. mr. constantine is the author of open quote price list: bringing down the visa and mastercard cartel." bank of america said recently that they would charge $5 a month for the use of debit cards. they argued they were forced to make that change because of regulations that alter the economics of the card. ot
Oct 2, 2011 1:30pm PDT
of all of us during a really difficult time. mayor lee? mayor lee: thank you, chief. good afternoon, and to the perez family and the valario family, again, thank you very much, on behalf of our city and county of san francisco. i want to also acknowledge, of course, our commissioners from fire and chief of police and members of our general hospital and all the people that work together, people that i we recognize tony's sacrifice. this is a significant replacement here. this is our headquarters. people who come here from all walks of life to do the city's business but also to visit and find out how our fire department can connect with every city. this is a small token but this is a token deeply felt by our city and i want you to know that i share in your feelings that this is not just the individual firefighters, i also understand that this is a shared sacrifice with the families we are from. we want you to be here when we do this in part what the city's official family but also to let you know that i am grateful to you, the family members, and to the extent that i represent the peo
Oct 26, 2011 10:00pm EDT
it is available thus far in seven languages with more to come, i'm sure. that does it for us tonight. thank you for joining us. we will see you again tomorrow night. now it is time for "the last word" with lawrence o'donnell. have a good one. >>> walter isaacson is here to talk about his fascinating new biography of steve job and we will find out when he is writing his biography of herman cain. >> got a number? >> 9-9-9. >> this is mitt romney calling. it really is. >> see if he has an answering machine or not. >> mitt romney calls but republicans don't answer. >> it is an answering machine. ♪ >> it is the anyone but romney day. >> the stall may be an eclipse. >> accusations of flip flopping. >> he takes one position one time, another position another time. >> i'm sorry if i created confusion. >> romney said he is 110% behind kasich's -- >> he said he fully supported it. >> i fully support the governor kasich's i think it is called question two in ohio. >> one day after he said he didn't have a position, it plays in to flip flop. >> the republicans have had a whiplash on th
Oct 12, 2011 8:00pm PDT
. congresswoman, thank you for the time for being with us. >> erin, it's wonderful to be with you. thank you. >> let me start with vice president biden this morning on abc. he was talking about the terror plot, he said it was an outrageous act and the iranians will have to be held accountable. that's the quote. if you were president, would military action be on the table? >> if i was president, i wouldn't have taken my eye off the number one issue in the middle east, which is iran obtaining nuclear weapons. the problem with the obama administration is they have put significant daylight between israel and the united states from day one of the obama presidency. the president unfortunately sent signals of weakness and focused on israel building apartments on their own land as opposed to iran obtaining a nuclear weapon. that's been the problem. when you have a nation that's a hostile nation, seeing the united states from a point of weakness, that can lead to actions that are absolutely heinous like we're seeing today. >> does it seem like there's a lot of confusion or uncertainty how high this g
Oct 21, 2011 8:00am PDT
of america that built this great country. ronald reagan, one of our greatest presidents, used to describe this nation as that shining city on a hill. but in the last several years, that shining city on a hill has slid down to the side of the hill because of the struggling economy because this administration is weakening our military. because of foggy foreign policy around the world and because of a severe deficiency of leadership, i believe that the american people are saying loud and clear, that they want to move this shining city on the hill back to the top of the hill where it belongs. and i believe that we can do that in november of 2012. [ applause ] there are two things that some people having figured out yet. some are still trying to answer the question, why is herman cain doing so well in the polls? he doesn't have the greatest amount of money. a lot of people didn't even know who he was. i can tell you what's happening that they don't get yet. number one, the voice of the people is more powerful than the voice of the media. you are the people and you are listening. [ applause ] s
Oct 8, 2011 7:00pm EDT
good afternoon. thank you for joining us at the heritage foundation. as director of lectures and seminars it's my privilege to welcome everyone to the lahood northpark comco clich lois linen auditorium and those on the web site as well. we would ask everyone to make that last courtesy check that sells phones have been turned off especially for those recording today. we will of course post program within 24 hours on the homepage and our international viewers are welcome to send questions or comments simply e-mail bling at hosting the discussion is mr. meese who served in public policy and chairman of the center for legal and judicial studies and of course he served ronald reagan as the 75th attorney general of the united states. please join me in welcoming of to attend a -- ted meese petraeus the mccuish of the celebrating were commemorating is a better term the defense of september 11th, 2001. it was the first attack on cities in the mainland of the united states since the war of 1812. was perhaps one of the most traumatic events in the lives of the peop
Oct 10, 2011 5:00am PDT
into law is designed to protect teenagers from skin cancer. kara joins us live to talk about new tanning bed restrictions and why it is landmark legislation. >> reporter: that is because california is the first state to ban minors from using tanning beds. texas has a law for kids under the age of 162. california is the first to set the higher age limit. 28million people use tanning beds each year. 2million of them are teenagers. research shows those using the tanning beds before the age of 20 double the risk of developing melanoma. more than 8,000 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed in california just this year. the golden state had previously banned minors under the age of 14 but allowed those between 14 and 18 to use the beds with parental consent. if everyone knew the true dangers of tanning beds they would be shocked. we are going to talk to tanning bed owners to see what they think of the law and see what the alternatives are for the teens. live in san francisco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san jose police plan to release the names of the victims in a double homicide. kraig is in
Oct 12, 2011 11:00am PDT
not only people access it in the office but from home because we use the internet. what we used to do was carry the large maps and it took a long time to find the information. >> it saves the city time and money. you are not taking up the time of a particular employee at the assessor's office. you might be doing things more efficient. >> they have it ready to go and say, this is what i want. >> they are finding the same things happening on the phone where people call in and ask, how do i find this information? we say, go to this website and they go and get the information easily. >> a picture tells a thousand stories. stories. some say a map [music] hello, i'm ivette torres, and welcome to another edition of the road to recovery . today we'll be talking about treatment and recovery in behavioral health for individuals with a disability. joining us in our panel today are dr. h. westley clark, director, center of substance abuse treatment, substance abuse and mental health services administration, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland. john de miranda, ex
Oct 25, 2011 5:00am PDT
opportunity for great bike use today but really to be educating generations to come. i want to thank the parks department and commission looking ahead for hopefully their support of a new bikeway on jfk drive. we're excited about welcoming more people to golden gate park with a safe, dedicated, inviting bikeway that is family friendly and connecting our city. thank you, looking ahead for that. and we look forward to riding. >> thank you. last but certainly not least, the folks that we're celebrating today, again, for your vision and partnership -- did i mention patience? our friends from park wide. come on up and say a few words. >> thank you for coming. i want to introduce all park wide the members park. sharyl, jeff, elena, and my husband, luis. we all own our own bike-rental companies. we came together to the form park wide to address this giant need in our city. we're opening of these bike rentals in parks, and we hope you join us and bike the parks. i would like to give everyone that has supported us a hat for that effort. not to be used as a bike helmet. thank you all. >> she did not say
Oct 31, 2011 5:00pm EDT
will vote on the nomination of stephen a. higginson to serve as u.s. circuit judge fifth circuit. this is a seat that has been deemed by our statistics as a judicial emergency. this is the 15th judicial nomination that we will confirm this month. with this vote today, we have confirmed 51 article 3 judicial nominees during this congress. 30 of those confirmations have been for judicial emergencies. despite this brisk level of activity, we continue to hear complaints, too many complaints, unjustified complaints about the lack of real progress by the senate. let me set the record straight regarding the real progress that the senate has made. and this is in regard to president obama's judicial nominees. we have taken positive action on 87% of the judicial nominations submitted before this congress. the senate has confirmed 71% of president obama's nominees since the beginning of his presidency, including two of the most important supreme court justices. we continue to remain ahead of the pace set forth in the 108th congress under president bush. so far we have held hearings on 85% o
Oct 15, 2011 7:00am EDT
2012 presidential race with lenny curry and delicate u.s. efforts to encourage foreign- based businesses to open in united states with nancy mclernon, president of the national law the organization for business investment. w j" is next. -- "washington journal" is next. host: good morning parade joe lieberman at connecticut and susan colin of maine say that congress should freeze the pay of federal employees for the third year, saying that it would save about $32 billion. also in the papers this morning, citing cost is a concern, the white house has dropped a vision of health care law that would provide a lifetime benefit in the event of illness or disability. it is known as the class act being dropped by the administration. and its role in the larger health-care law. we want your thoughts on this decision by the white house. if you want to give us a call, the numbers are on the screen. if you want to send us an e- mail, make your thoughts on -- thoughts known by that., and if you are familiar with twitter and can keep your comments to 140 characters are less,
Oct 1, 2011 11:00am EDT
>> it is my privilege to welcome everyone. to welcome those joining us on our web site as well. we ask everyone to make that last courtesy check that cellphone are turned off especially those recording our events today. we will post the program within 24 hours on our home page for everyone's future reference and internet viewers are welcome to send questions or comments at any time by e-mail in assets hosting our discussion this afternoon is our ronald reagan distinguished fellow of public policy and chairman for the lead judicial studies who served ronald reagan as 70 fifth attorney general of the united states. please join me in welcoming ed meese. [applause] >> thank you. we have been over the last week celebrating or commemorating is a better term the events of the eleventh of september 2001. it was the first attack on a city or cities in the mainland of the united states since the war of 1812. it was one of the most traumatic events in the lives of many of the people here. toomey it ranks with an event i witnessed as a younger person, pearl h
Oct 7, 2011 7:00pm EDT
appreciate you coming up and taking the time and telling us all about it. your petition is at to give everyone the exact number of how many people you have. 204,931 people signed on to your petition. a way to take charge and make a difference. >> thank you so much? thank you, molly. >>> the bottom line on these fees the reason the banks say they're doing it new rules took effect a week ago which cap how much they can charge using a debit or credit card. they're upping fees on checking accounts to get back to even and way beyond. that's the problem. we went through the numbers and a lot analysts are crunching. only 45% of non-interest checking accounts are 43 now compared to 76% two years ago. banks have been upping fees long before the new regulations they blame now. average atm fees are at a record and have risen each of the past seven years. now, to bank of america. as we told you this week, the investment firm, credit suisse said if bank of america did as they did to molly, it would make more than it did before the regulations. it doesn't count the checking fees they'r
Oct 4, 2011 8:00pm PDT
about treatment and recovery in behavioral health for individuals with a disability. joining us in our panel today are dr. h. westley clark, director, center of substance abuse treatment, substance abuse and mental health services administration, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland. john de miranda, executive director, national association on alcohol, drugs and disability inc. and president and chief executive officer, stepping stone of san diego, san diego, california. dr. barbara l. kornblau, j.d., disabilities attorney and professor, school of health professions and studies, university of michigan-flint, flint, michigan. ed hammett, consumer advocate, marbury, maryland. dr. clark, how many people in the united states have a disability? that number is not exactly clear, but we estimate roughly 53 million people have a disability, and it may be larger because, again, it turns on new classification schema. but at least 53 million. john, how do we define a disability? well, a disability is really kind of a legal and an administrative term. and in some quart
Oct 10, 2011 8:00pm PDT
to follow-through this a debt solution. and here in the u.s., if we stop acting like ds and rs and fighting against each other and start working for the country, it would be better. it's really all about confidence. it's that simple. the economy boils down to it. it will be better than today and the american system works. that will help hiring and hiring means more taxes. there is an amazing statistic we pulled for you. 40% of the deficit will go away. that is because of increasing tax receipts. economic growth, 40% of our deficit, poof. we begin with an on the ground view of when hiring will start. we call it the strike team and told you about it last week. we will tell you about it again. it's a group of 20 ceos, investors and entrepreneurs who report what they see on the ground to us. i pick them because they want to see the economy grow. john chambers is the ceo of dow cisco systems. let's start with the big question out there. it feels like a recession to most of america. the big question is whether we go into a formal double dip. of our strike team, 70% of people said no, a recession
Oct 12, 2011 11:00pm PDT
in washington using terrorists from mexico. we talked with f.b.i. official john miller and author roya hakakian. >> there were the rivalries between iran and saudi arabia have only become more and more pronounced since the arab spring and since the growing of the tensions between iran and saudi arabia. >> charlie: we colude this evening with a conversation about chinese aunt pureship wang boming president of the stock exchange and executive council and the two partners. >> we solve our problems with the history of china and converse form relations from -- electricity and car. now the two countries work together in a way to get the maximum geration of products to solve the problem we are facing. i think we have this opportunity and also obligation. >> charlie: wall street protests, accusations against iranian officials and chinese entrepreneurship when we continue. >> every story needs a hero we can all root for, who beats the odds and comes out on top. that this isn't just a hollywood story line,t's happening every day all across america. every time a storefront opens or the mnight oil is bur
Oct 21, 2011 3:00pm PDT
. in announcing its end, president obama used the term success, not victory, and said it was time america focused less on wars overseas and more on economic problems here at home. >> i would note that the end of war in iraq reflects the larger transition. the tide of war is receding. >> there is no doubt public opinion is on the president's side. nearly 7 in 10 americans oppose the war in iraq. but a number of conservatives, including the leading republican candidates for president tonight say, president obama is weakening america and emboldening iran. the former massachusetts governor, mitt romney, said the unavoidable question is whether this decision is the result of a naked political calculation or simply sheer ineptitude in negotiations with the iraqi government. jessica yellin was in the briefing room for the dramatic announcement. the point governor romney was making while the president called it a success it's not exactly what he wanted, right? >> it's clear from a security perspective the pentagon wanted to keep more troops in iraq, that much is indisputable now. but from a political --
Oct 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
to get the u.s. involved in he libyan rebellion and when he did he was criticized for allowing nato to take the lead. in a meeting on thursday, the president defended his decision saying the u.s. had done exactly what it set out to do. >> a whole range of international issues. there is enormous capacity and we are able to leverage greater resources more effectiveness at lower costs than we were able to work together. >> reporter: the white house says the u.s. spent just $2 billion on the libyan operation and suffered not a single american casualty. >> this is a momentous day in the history of libya. the dark shadow of tyranny has been lifted. >> reporter: the president pledged continued u.s. help but gave no details on potential u.s. aid, either humanitarian and nato's involvement will end almost immediately. >> now we will be a partner that forge a future that provides dignity, freedom, and opportunity. >> reporter: referring to the upheavals across the arabian world, mr. obama had a warning. >> for the region, today's events prove once more the rule of an iron fist inevitably come
Oct 9, 2011 11:30am EDT
a national crisis. >> more than 14 million people in the united states do not have a job. u.s. unemployment is now a national crisis. federal reserve board chairman bernanke sees the current unemployment crisis as widespread, enduring and unprecedented. >> we've had now close to 10% unemployment now for a number of years, and of the people who are unemployed, about 45% have been unemployed for six months or more. >> that 45% figure adds up to roughly six million americans them have not had a job in the past six months. mr. bernanke also says long- term unemployed could well become the permanently unemployed. the bernanke comments come in the middle of a nationwide protest movement called occupy wall street. these protestors are demonstrating against wall street and its corporations. , who they believe caused the ongoing unemployment crisis. boston, baltimore, chicago, denver, kansas city, los angeles, new york, san francisco, seattle, st. louis, washington, d.c. have all seen the wall street demonstrations. president obama's former green energy advisor, ben jones, compares the protests to t
Oct 21, 2011 9:00am EDT
? is the u.s. ready to follow through on that threat? >> two issues. what do we do about the economy? how do we address the cross border threat militarily affecting part of your questions? we began to use drones successfully against some haqqani leaders. appropriately if this report is accurate i have to say that it is not allowed to confirm things that are classified. but assuming reports are accurate it seems to me over do -- it can have a real effect. secondly we have under international law the right to respond to attacks by artillery. this is what the secretary of state said, fairly soon we will see a more direct response for effective response or strong response to those attacks across the border against us. her words yesterday are pretty clear that the international effort to squeeze the network--the haqqani network on both sides of the border, quote, will be more apparent in the days ahead. the fact we have a high level, quite extraordinary visit by our officials to pakistan yesterday is the indicator of a clear statement of hope to the pakistani that they will see that it is not acc
Oct 3, 2011 12:30pm PDT
next bus technology now in use around the city. updated at regular intervals from the comfort of their home or workplace. next bus uses satellite technology and advanced computer modeling to track buses and trains, estimating are bought stocks with a high degree of accuracy. the bus and train our arrival information can be accessed from your computer and even on your cellular phone or personal digital assistant. knowing their arrival time of the bus allows riders the choice of waiting for it or perhaps doing some shopping locally or getting a cup of coffee. it also gives a greater sense that they can count on you to get to their destination on time. the next bus our arrival information is also transmitted to bus shelters around the city equipped with the next bus sign. riders are updated strictly about arrival times. to make this information available, muni has tested push to talk buttons at trial shelters. rider when pushes the button, the text is displayed -- when a rider pushes the button. >> the success of these tests led to the expansion of the program to all stations on
Oct 13, 2011 1:00am EDT
to expand economic opportunity, to make the u.s. stronger and more secure. her historic campaign for president created 18 million cracks in the glass ceiling, and made it clear to every girl in america that anyone can be president of united states. and, of course, as secretary of state at the moment of great change in the world, secretary clinton reasserted and redefine america's global leadership, and secured it for the 23rd century. she saw sustained american leadership as a key to advancing our values and creating a world where more people can live up to their potential, "we still call the american dream. she has elevated the role of economics in foreign policy and has transformed the way america conduct development, partnering with new institutions and actors in emerging power. she championed civilian national security institutions and worked to make them effective partners with our military. she is our rock star diplomat. secretary clinton, welcome. [applause] >> thank you, john. thank you all. it is wonderful to be here with a lot of familiar faces. it is also good to see s
Oct 15, 2011 7:30pm EDT
. the u.s. department of justice says flat-out that iran's military unit known as the quds force planned to hire a mexican drug cartel to kill the saudi ambassador to the united states at a d.c. restaurant. but federal authorities foiled the plan because one of the two plotters, manssor arbabsiar, worked with an informant of the u.s. government. arbabsiar, who has dual u.s.- iranian citizenship, is now under arrest in a federal prison in new york. the justice department says that arbabsiar and no concerns about how many u.s. lives would be lost if this plot were to be carried out. >> when the confidential source noted that there could be 100 or 150 people in a restaurant where the requested bombing would take place, including possibly members of the united states congress, the lead defendant said, no problem. >> the other alleged plotters gohlam shakuri, a member of the iranian quds force. he is believed to be in iran. u.s. attorney general holder was asked on tuesday whether the plot was sanctioned by any high-level member of the iranian government, whether a mula iranian presidahmadidi
Oct 30, 2011 11:30am EDT
. why this enormous income gap? one major reason is that u.s. workers without a college education cannot compete with the chinese, the indian, or other workers around the world that better educated and cheaper. question, is it a fallacy that the rich just get richer? pat buchanan? >> no, john. what happened to the american economy is dramatic historic transfer from manufacturing and production power to a financial capital where people buy and sell and trade paper. second thing happened is this, we dropped the u.s. economy, we had the highest wages in the world, and strict regulations into a global economy with countries with the lowest wages you can imagine, and no regulation, so production and manufacturing in all those jobs left the united states and went to china, asia, other countries around the world. that's why the middle-class, blue collar workers have had have arrested in coming for 30 years, because we've done that to the american people, john. and take the first decade of the 20th century. we lost 6 million manufacturing jobs, one in every three we had. and 55,000 factories. th
Oct 25, 2011 8:00pm EDT
of online gambling. can you tell us what options are on the table right now? as i understand, there is a bill to legalize it in the united states? guest: there is a bill to legalize it for poker only come up but we passed recently a bill in congress to say no internet gambling on the internet. we did this by outlawing the use of credit card and money orders and money transfer, and that pretty much stopped it. now it has all gone overseas and done illegally. the people that are advocating internet gambling are saying because is going overseas, we're losing the tax revenue, and also, there is a lot of fraud. that fraud will occur anyway. secondly, i think the other side of the coin is we want to have internet gambling, which would be poker possibly, there will be all kinds of gambling on the internet. for people that are addicted to gambling, they have the computer in their study in bedroom in this addiction would increase, so the trade-off is -- host: you are saying it would be too easy? guest: and also, children could get into it. children have a problem with pornography abou
Oct 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
pieces this morning that suggested could be a template for future u.s. missions. the concept of libya -- a new model for? -- a new model for war? our question, again, libya, a new model for war? good morning. to set the stage about the u.s. approach under the leadership of president obama to the libya mission, let me show you some of the headlines today. for example, "the wall street journal" today. "the wall street journal" today. in "the new york times," an analysis for obama. and, "the financial times." the front page of "the washington post" today. that front-page piece looks at the leadership style. on the line with us is mark landler, who wrote the article for "the new york times." thank you for being with us. guest: good morning. glad to be here. host: give us the essence of what you explored in your piece. guest: i was exploring the way president obama has begin to set out a discernible foreign policy. as you said, it contrasts quite clearly with the bush administration and many presidents before him. it is one that emphasizes surgical strikes over massive troop deployment. it
Oct 1, 2011 7:00am EDT
are eligible to work in the u.s. "washington journal" is next. ♪ host: 1100 n. not paid peras morning, congressional leaders to say that president obama's jobs bill will not be at the top of their agenda when they reconvene next week. mitt romney saying they expect her raise up to $13 million. president obama expects more than 55 meghan dollars. when it comes to savings in the united states, saving rates are down. in august, only 4.5% of income was saved by americans. this is the "washington journal " for october 1, 2011. wlaki ish of anwar a an all the papers. this is scott shane writing for ".e "new york times begi claiming that killing him, and it goes on what the story. editorials of paper is taking a look at this topic, such as the "new york daily news." two perspectives from the world of politics this morning. president obama talking about the effort in the organization that was behind the targeted killing. this is what he had to say >> the death of his of awlaki major active al qaeda's most organizational feel it. he was the organizer 4 al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. he too
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Oct 21, 2011 10:00am PDT
. martha: carl thank you very much. carl cameron reporting on that for us. we are also a waiting a big event in detroit right now. herman cain is there getting ready to make a key economic speech tonight with the wind at his back in this republican race right now. check this out, according to the latest "real clear politics" national average herman cain now leads the entire republican field. raising a big question. what is next and how does he take the momentum from there. it's a sliver of a lead over mitt romney. that is a collection of polls. james rosen joins me live from washington with more on herman cain today. good afternoon, james. >> reporter: good afternoon. this event is in the record books. he was in detroit this morning. he delivered the last missing piece of nice 999 economic plan. it is a proposal to help the poor by creating opportunity zones in inner city america. the blunt talking former pizza chain executive has surged to the top of the polls has martha just showed largely on the basis of his strong debate performances and two the luring simplicity of the 99 plan. a
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